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Surname meaning
« on: Thursday 07 February 13 07:51 GMT (UK) »
Good morning everybody,

does anyone know the meaning and origins of the surname Leadenham?

thanks

Steve Spencer

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Re: Surname meaning
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 07 February 13 08:01 GMT (UK) »
Gaunt, Ransom, McNally, Stanfield, Kimberley. (Tasmania)
Brown, Johnstone, Eskdale, Brand  (Dumfriesshire,  Scotland)
Booth, Bruerton, Deakin, Wilkes, Kimberley
(Warwicks, Staffords)
Gaunt (Yorks)
Percy, Dunning, Hyne, Grigg, Farley (Devon, UK)
Duncan (Fife, Devon), Hugh, Blee (Cornwall)
Green, Mansfield, (Herts)
Cavenaugh, Ransom (Middlesex)
 

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Re: Surname meaning
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 07 February 13 08:03 GMT (UK) »
Hi Steve,
This thread may be of interest:
http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=346428.0


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Re: Surname meaning
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 07 February 13 12:19 GMT (UK) »
thanks for your guidance

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Re: Surname meaning
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 07 February 13 13:00 GMT (UK) »
Reaney and Wilson in their "Dictionary of English surnames" suggest it comes from Leadenham in Lincolnshire, with variation Leadham, Ledham.

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London - Fox, Gill, Maidlow, Easton
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Berkshire- Haines, Kent, Booker, Noke, Norris
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Ireland - Withers, Cassidy, Leahy, Sweeney